We are recording again out of Farm Girl, this time with Alya Mooro (and my daughter Aya present). Alya approached me on Instagram with a thank you from one Egyptian to another. I read a bit about her and realized the great value she’s bringing into the world.
The fact is, history has been unfair to women and that continues to this day. As a Middle Easterner, I want to dive into that fact from a cultural perspective familiar to me.
Alya Mooro is an Egyptian born, London raised writer and author of the bestselling 2019 book The Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside the Stereotypes. Alya has written for New York Magazine, The Telegraph, Refinery29 and maintains a monthly newsletter titled The Greater Conversation, continuing the themes of her bestseller. She is also host and producer of the podcast Talk of Shame, where she speaks with groundbreaking fellow Middle Eastern women to explore the meaning and impact shame has on our lives, attempting to decipher how we can best stop letting it run our lives and start living our most authentic selves.
Listen as we discuss:
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Connect with Alya Mooro on Instagram @alyamooro, Twitter @alyamooro, and her website, alyamooro.com
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